Tag Archives: Board of Education

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School board OKs additional positions

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education last week approved creating 2.5 additional positions due to higher than expected enrollment at two elementary schools. September enrollment figures showed 46 first-grade students…

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Board dealing with cut in Alliance grant

NAUGATUCK — For the first time since the state began awarding grants to Alliance Districts in 2012, Naugatuck saw a decrease in its funding. Naugatuck’s grant was cut about $400,000…

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District filling vacancies as school year nears

NAUGATUCK — With the start of the new school year fast approaching, officials are working to fill vacant teaching positions. Human Resources Director John Lawlor told the Board of Education…

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School board turns to Grant to fill vacancy

NAUGATUCK — A familiar face is back on the Naugatuck Board of Education. The board last week appointed Democrat Ethel Grant to fill the vacant seat left by Jill Mahoney,…

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Commission dismisses FOI complaint

BEACON FALLS — The state Freedom of Information Commission has dismissed a complaint filed against the Region 16 Board of Education regarding actions taken by the board on the sale…

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Restructuring of NHS administration on the table

NAUGATUCK — School officials are looking into reorganizing the administrative structure at Naugatuck High School for the 2017-18 school year. Under the current structure, the four administrative positions are principal,…

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Mahoney resigns from school board   

NAUGATUCK — After just over a year on the Board of Education, Jill Mahoney has stepped down. Mahoney announced her resignation during the board’s July 14 meeting. Mahoney, a Democrat,…

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Region 16 hires assistant director of special ed

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education this month appointed Jennifer Stewart as the assistant director of special education. “We are extremely pleased to welcome Jennifer and are…

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BOE seeks to link unexcused absences, grades

REGION 16 — Proposed changes to the truancy policy would tie unexcused absences to students’ grades for the first time in Region 16. Under the proposal, any student with 19…

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Opening up a line of communication

NAUGATUCK — State and local officials came together last week to open up a dialogue on a host of issues. “My vision is just to open up the lines of…